Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Accused Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan Goes on Trial | Collecting News | Collecting | Wine Spectator

Accused Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan Goes on Trial | Collecting News | Collecting | Wine Spectator

Assistant US Attorney Joseph Facciponte showing jury a large bottle of wine that was valued at 85K but was counterfeit.  Witness Truly Hardy from AMC auction house, surveying the other counterfeit bottles, is standing to to left of Facciponte. Some of the bottles of wine were purchased by Bill Koch, at six figure sums. 
Defendant Rudy Kurniawan is seated far right. 
Judge Richard Berman presiding in Manhattan Federal Court 
artwork by Elizabeth Williams



More info on wine counterfeiting 

Daily News story

As wine counterfeiting gets more sophisticated, the industry fights back  

Laser engraving, serial numbers and holograms are techniques winemakers are using as technology makes it easier to create fake bottles.



Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/eats/wine-counterfeiting-sophisticated-industry-fights-back-article-1.1542562#ixzz2n7s5Vj9e



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